# Recent questions tagged english-grammar

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Consider the following sentences: Everybody in the class is prepared for the exam. Babu invited Danish to his home because he enjoys playing chess. Which of the following is the $\text{CORRECT}$ observation about the above two sentences? $\text{(i)}$ is grammatically correct and ... correct and $\text{(ii)}$ is ambiguous $\text{(i)}$ is grammatically incorrect and $\text{(ii)}$ is ambiguous
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Until Iran came along, India had never been ___________ in Kabaddi. defeated defeating defeat defeatist
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The unruly crowd demanded that the accused be ___________ without trial. hanged hanging hankering hung
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Choose the statement(s) where the underlined word is used correctly: A $\underline{prone}$ is a dried plum. He was lying $\underline{prone}$ on the floor. People who eat a lot of fat are $\underline{prone}$ to heart disease. (i) and (iii) only (iii) only (i) and (ii) only (ii) and (iii) only
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$\underset{I}{\underline{\text{All engineering students}}}\; \underset{II}{\underline{\text{should learn mechanics,}}} \;\underset{III}{\underline{\text{mathematics and}}}\; \underset{IV}{\underline{\text{how to do computation.}}}$ Which of the above underlined parts of the sentence is not appropriate? I II III IV